New Megabass Destroyers

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by M Perry » Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:35 pm

jerkbait22 wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:45 pm
Yes, saw it on THUT instagram story. I also noticed one looks to be a chris zaldain signature model with some sort of carbon fiber grip.

Hopefully M Perry will see this post and can give us some more detail as to if they are coming stateside and if so, when.

They have some cool new lures too; a smaller i Wing and crawfish style dark sleeper.
There are always some projects in the pipeline both in Japan and here in the US. When I am cleared to share info I will post more on some possible new releases and if they will be US releases as well.

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by Polkfish1 » Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:40 pm

BRONZEBACK32 wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:41 am
I can't find anything on social media...
Yeah; I was hoping Cristo might post a gif to illustrate my inability to see anything. I can’t figure out where people are finding these videos.

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by Gone Phishin » Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:44 pm

Polkfish1 wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:40 pm
BRONZEBACK32 wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:41 am
I can't find anything on social media...
Yeah; I was hoping Cristo might post a gif to illustrate my inability to see anything. I can’t figure out where people are finding these videos.
Yup, nothing here either.

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by Aquaftm45 » Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:56 pm

Gone Phishin wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:44 pm
Polkfish1 wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:40 pm
BRONZEBACK32 wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:41 am
I can't find anything on social media...
Yeah; I was hoping Cristo might post a gif to illustrate my inability to see anything. I can’t figure out where people are finding these videos.
Yup, nothing here either.
Possibly speaking of the Destroyer Laiha, which was expos'ed here a while back. They have the actual models and pics on the website now. Maybe not..
Reminds me of the Heritage line (1/99), which you can still buy new in stores to this day...
https://jp.megabassstore.jp/destroyer-laiha/
Sweet looking rods, besides the super-filled cork

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by Polkfish1 » Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:37 am

Aquaftm45 wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:56 pm
Gone Phishin wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:44 pm
Polkfish1 wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:40 pm
BRONZEBACK32 wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:41 am
I can't find anything on social media...
Yeah; I was hoping Cristo might post a gif to illustrate my inability to see anything. I can’t figure out where people are finding these videos.
Yup, nothing here either.
Possibly speaking of the Destroyer Laiha, which was expos'ed here a while back. They have the actual models and pics on the website now. Maybe not..
Reminds me of the Heritage line (1/99), which you can still buy new in stores to this day...
https://jp.megabassstore.jp/destroyer-laiha/
Sweet looking rods, besides the super-filled cork
Oh; I see. Thanks!

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by Mike son » Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:21 am

I too saw it on THUT's instagram, those instagram story videos disappear after 24hrs or something. There is a new Destroyer being debuted at the Osaka show. New blank, "5-D graphite". This is all I could find on it

https://www.lurenewsr.com/84753/

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by Polkfish1 » Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:00 pm

Alright ladies and gents. These must be them. I’m digging the handle nut personally. And the carbon grip models gave me a bit of a megab...r. Even the handles are nicer this way. Can’t wait to read more about the actually technology. The previous (current) new destroyer bummed me out (please don’t take offense). However, these latest sabers look promising...

https://plus.luremaga.jp/_ct/17338854/a ... e/16872562

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by jdbassman32 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:29 am

Those new rods look sick! I'm with you about the new Destroyers, not that impressed with the baitcasters. Do love the Addermine though.

Polkfish1 wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:00 pm
Alright ladies and gents. These must be them. I’m digging the handle nut personally. And the carbon grip models gave me a bit of a megab...r. Even the handles are nicer this way. Can’t wait to read more about the actually technology. The previous (current) new destroyer bummed me out (please don’t take offense). However, these latest sabers look promising...

https://plus.luremaga.jp/_ct/17338854/a ... e/16872562

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by evilcatfish » Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:16 am

Polkfish1 wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:00 pm
Alright ladies and gents. These must be them. I’m digging the handle nut personally. And the carbon grip models gave me a bit of a megab...r. Even the handles are nicer this way. Can’t wait to read more about the actually technology. The previous (current) new destroyer bummed me out (please don’t take offense). However, these latest sabers look promising...

https://plus.luremaga.jp/_ct/17338854/a ... e/16872562
The nuts do look a little better in those still shots than in the Instagram video, eager to see the individual model specs now.

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by M Perry » Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:40 pm

Mike son wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:21 am
I too saw it on THUT's instagram, those instagram story videos disappear after 24hrs or something. There is a new Destroyer being debuted at the Osaka show. New blank, "5-D graphite". This is all I could find on it

https://www.lurenewsr.com/84753/

Those are new additions to the Japan series Destroyers. There has not been a decision made yet as per them being added to US catalogor not. If it is decided to do so I will post it on this thread.

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by jerkbait22 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:48 pm

M Perry wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:40 pm
Mike son wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:21 am
I too saw it on THUT's instagram, those instagram story videos disappear after 24hrs or something. There is a new Destroyer being debuted at the Osaka show. New blank, "5-D graphite". This is all I could find on it

https://www.lurenewsr.com/84753/

Those are new additions to the Japan series Destroyers. There has not been a decision made yet as per them being added to US catalogor not. If it is decided to do so I will post it on this thread.

Appreciate you sharing what you can. One does look to have Chris Zaldain’s signature on it?

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by Mike son » Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:12 pm

In the link polkfish posted, you can go back to the article and shown are the spinning models

https://plus.luremaga.jp/_ct/17338854

Here are the casting models

https://plus.luremaga.jp/_ct/17338615

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by BRONZEBACK32 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:03 pm

Mike son wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:12 pm
In the link polkfish posted, you can go back to the article and shown are the spinning models

https://plus.luremaga.jp/_ct/17338854

Here are the casting models

https://plus.luremaga.jp/_ct/17338615
I like how the casting models look and the reel seat, not the spinning so much, the reel seat on the spinning rods reminds
me of the what Phenix rods are using, they didn't feel to great in my hands..

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by jmb27 » Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:01 am

M Perry wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:40 pm


Those are new additions to the Japan series Destroyers. There has not been a decision made yet as per them being added to US catalogor not. If it is decided to do so I will post it on this thread.
A shame if they are not. Would love to have The Dark Sleeper and another model or 2.

Any word on release dates in Japan?

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Re: New Megabass Destroyers

Post by jerkbait22 » Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:11 am

jmb27 wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:01 am
M Perry wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:40 pm


Those are new additions to the Japan series Destroyers. There has not been a decision made yet as per them being added to US catalogor not. If it is decided to do so I will post it on this thread.
A shame if they are not. Would love to have The Dark Sleeper and another model or 2.

Any word on release dates in Japan?
Summer time frame is what I heard

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